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from the giants. >> we are asking on "katie" are we a nation of cheaters starting with lance armstrong and the doping admission, and our tax runs, has cheating become our national pastime? or has it always been this way and now it is harder to find? america's cheating epidemic. we will talk about that today >> welcome back on friday morning. new developments in the hostage situation in algeria. cnn reports that the united states air force is evacuating hostages from the b.p. gas complex in algeria where a battle has been going on for two days. algerian officials say special forces killed 18 of the islamic militant kidnappers. six people from the plant have been killed and five americans have reportedly escaped. we got word this morning from the associated press algerian state news says 60 foreign hostages are unaccounted for and negotiations have resumed. >> new worries. the battery maker behind boeing 787 dreamliner supplies batteries to nasa. >> a new reason to be less worried of those airport scanners. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning, the body scanners a
the world trade center bombing. >> lance armstrong finally confessed, sitting down with oprah and admitting doping after denying for a dozen years. >> my cocktail was only epo, not a lot, transfusions, and testosterone, all the fault and all blame falls on me. the criticism is pouring in. katie will join us with that criticism in the next half hour. >> students in the university of california system are relieved after the board said there would be no tuition hike next school year wrapping up three days of meetings in san francisco the governor attended and thanked supporters in helping to get the proposition 30 passed in november. the new budget planned for california will help the system avoid tuition increases but he says the system needs a lot more restructuring. >> the model of higher education is broken. that's absolutely true. going forward, what we do about it, what kind of design change is feasible, that remains to be seen. >> it is the second straight year of no tuition increases after the system raised fees every year from 2006 to 2011. >> man is suing a bay area hotel after he wa
's in loads of trouble now. >>reporter: 2 years ago lance armstrong received a hero welcome on oprah. today he submitted to a much tough theer audience. >> lance main concern writ now is that he stops the him ra ranking to his name business brand and for that matter to his legacy. >> big time damage control. good evening i'm dan ashley. after more than a decade of fierce denial champion cyclist lance armstrong now back peddling. he reportedly confessed to oprah today that he used performance enhancing drug to win the tour de france testify times. here's brand i hit. >> lance armstrong come clean according to abc news sources and confessed to oprah he did in fact use performance enhancing drug to win the tour de france. oprah tweeted just left with lance armstrong more than 2 and a half hours. he came ready. and one source even said the interview was emotional at times. for years armstrong was in since he 97 used drugs. >> i have never doped. >>reporter: even upped oath. >> can't be any clearer that i have never taken drugs. >>reporter: hours before sitting down with oprah he went on
lance armstrong interview with oprah. why one person familiar with the interview says armstrong was not completely honest during this confession. >>> the new evidence that energy drinks can be very bad for your health. >>> westbound 237 the traffic here still not stop and go. Ñç5xñóÑmñz?cç?çÑkÑkÑe- >>> welcome back. good morning, to you. here's a quick look at some of the top stories we're following for you right now at 5:43. late last night oakland's public safety committee approved a controversial crime fighting plan during a chi yachtic meeting. this plan would inclue hiring former los angeles police chief william bratton as a consultant. they believe he would bring a racist crime fighting program to the streets of oakland. the full city council will vote on all of this next week. >>> in just hours from now president obama will outline his proposals for reducing gun violence. among other things the president is expected to call on congress to ban assault weapons and high capacity ammunition clips. >>> many boeing 787 flights around the world are grounded including
news in the lance armstrong doping saga. armstrong has confessed that he used performance enhancing drugs during his cycling career. a source with knowledge of the situation says the admition came during the taping of an interview with oprah winfrey. armstrong was apparently emotional at times while confessing. he's been accused of using performance enhancing drugs while winning a record 7 tour de france titles. before the interview, armstrong apologized to staff at his livestrong cancer fighting foundation. armstrong was stripped of all seven tour titles last year in the wake of a voluminous u.s. anti-doping agency report the interview will air thursday on oprah winfrey's network. we'll stay on top of this developing story. >> a developing story tonight. the newest search for victims of the speed freak killers. is now in its second week. this duo carried out a drug- fueled killing spree in the 1980's and 90's. this year, the f.b.i. has started the digging for victim remains in the case. joining us now, kron4's j-r stone. jr, last year. the remains of three people were found in a we
the bay area and the legal battle that has m.i.t.investigating the death. >> lance armstrong's admission to oprah winfrey today. >> coca-cola's new campaign >>> internet filled with with eulogies for a one time bay area resident. >> 26-year-old erin schwartz committed suicide in new york. two years ago prosecuters say he illegally down loaded millions of science journals. we're live with his bay area connection. >> as indicated the federal government considered aaron schwartz a thief, for allegedly down loading academic paper was out permission. a case many believe led to his suicide. his robin hood like advocacy had strong bay area influences. >> schwartz gave a lecture last may. >> if we've lost the ability to communicate over the internet it could be a changed bill of rights, freedoms guaranteed in the constitution he dropped out of stanford but maintained a close friendship with lessic whoççí[ spoke about him today he was going to -- an incredible soul who inspired millions who,( now weep as we've seen a crossek:÷ e internet in outrage and devastation that he would have been dr
to achieve that success. well now lance armstrong may be coming clean about drug use during his tour de france races. abc news reporter mark greenblat has the latest. >> in his last interview with oprah nearly two years ago, lance armstrong got a hero's welcome. now disgraced and labeled as a cheater, he will face a much tougher audience when he sits with her again. but if, as expected, armstrong confesses to doping, it would likely come only after the statute of limitations on perjury charges ran out. following this strong denial under oath. >> i just want to make sure your testimony is clear. if it cannot be any clearer that i've never taken drugs. >> still an about-face could land hem in serious hot water. he's still facing an ongoing federal whistle blower's suit that's tightly under seal and another investigation from a british newspaper and from a promoter that wants $7.5 million off. yet he texted a. p. i told oprah to do wherever he wants and he will go there directly and hon lift and candidly. >> he's setting himself in for more trouble has been he's already in and he's in trou
developing regarding lance armstrong, the new embarrassment he faces this morning. >> and a sad hoax coming up, the story behind a star college football player and his dead girlfriend who never live from the kgo broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, on this thursday. thank you for joining us. i am kristen sze. >> another cold start to the morning and also a "spare the air" day, right, mike? >> it; our fifth of the winter season. everyone is doing a good job because we have not exceeded health standards during the first four "spare the air" days. live doppler 7 hd shows how quiet it is outside. still under high pressure. still under sinking air. santa rosa is half a mile visibility and with the moisture in the area black ice is possible on bridges and overpasses. mid-30's to upper 30's around the bay shore, to san francisco and half moon bay in the mid-40's. a lot of sunshine this afternoon, upper 50's to low 60's. >> capital expressway southbound at 680 emergency crews are tending to injuries there, and we have road work still eastbound dumbarton until 6:00 but not affecting
, tori. >>> costly confession. how lance armstrong's new admission to cost him a lot of money. >>> a new controversy for the nra. how this app has the organization on the offensive. oh! progress-oh! -oh! -oh! oh! oh! ♪ what do you know? oh! ♪ bacon? -oh! -oh! oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your story for a chance to win a progress-oh! makeover in hollywood. go to to enter. >>> retail spending rose.5% between new york and december, a critical period for stores. a 1.6% jump in auto and auto parts sales. the dow is currently down 35. the nasdaq down 19. s&p down 4. >>> ben bernanke thinks congress should raise the debt ceiling. that was the message, the federal reserve chairman delivered -- delivered at the university of michigan. he said congress needs to act quickly. they want to avoid a credit rating change and that could affect the economy. >>> the cold weather definitely having an impact on the central valley which grows about 8% of the coun
the influence of gun lobbyists. >>> new this morning, the international committee is stripping lance armstrong of his title and the bike racing star spend years sprungly -- strongly denying he ever took performance enhancing drugs. he came clean in an interview with oprah whimphrey which airs tonight. >>> he is the victim of a sick joke. last year the linebacker announced he was inspired from a girlfriend who died of leukemia in but they now say it was all a hoax. he forged a fake name and conspired with others to trick him into believing she died tragically. >> this was a very elaborate, very sophisticated hoax perpetrated for reasons we can't fully understand. >> a sports website which broke the story reports that a friend of his couldn't connected the girlfriend and that he continued with the hoax to further his image. >>> the oakland museum of california wants you to see an artifact stolen this month. reportedly this is worth $800,000. the box was stolen on january 7th. it was probably the other guy who stole gold items and they are offering a $12,000 reward in the most recent theft. >>>
that lance armstrong confessed, admitted using performance enhancing drugs when oprah interviewed him. armstrong was forthcoming after denying those charges for years. she said she asked him in detail about doping charges which followed him throughout his seven tour de france victories. that interview was broadcast in two hours and it will now be in two parts because there is so much to hear. >>> they are safing for -- searching for an inmate who escaped from the correctional facility near lakeport sunday night. you can see in this picture, he hazardous continuation -- has distint neck tattoos. he was supposed to serve time in state prison but was sent to jail to reduce inmate population. >>> he is due in an east bay courtroom. he is facing charges of marijuana for sale and is also facing animal cruelty charges. the animal was found very sick when it was guarding marijuana inside a contra costa home. >>> a redwood tree suddenly toppled over knocking out power and the tree came crashing down to power lines and a house about 11:30 yesterday morning. one person was inside that home but f
that expired in 2004. >>> lance armstrong is taping an interview about doping allegations he's for you facing. armstrong telling the associated press that he's ready to speak candidly when a reporter caught up with him during a sunday morning run. the interview will air on oprah's network on thursday. >>> shares in apple under tremendous pressure this morning. >> scott mcgrew is here to tell us about that. >> apple is down really the biggest stock that's down this morning. better than 3% or about $18 almost $19 a share. this after "the wall street journal" reported apple was going to cut orders for some of the parts that go into iphones. iphones not selling very well. dow and nasdaq down this morning. >>> the white house over the weekend said it will not move forward with the construction of a death star despite a petition signed by thousands of americans asking for one. the white house budget office listed the number of reasons. the first being that america does not support blowing up planets. also it points out we already have a space station. the white house is actually legally required to
mitchell, thank you. >>> roundup of what has you talking online. lance armstrong, the disgraced cycling legend promises to speak candidly today during an interview with oprah winfrey. armstrong has been stripped of his record seven tour de france titles because of doping allegations, many expecting him to make at least a partial confession today. that interview airs thursday. >>> wilde tweeted thanks for all the sweet congratulatory love. >>> meanwhile, calling off their engagement, quote, i love and cherish her and her boys and we will be close forever. >>> and this dancing toddler has gone viral after stealing the show from his dad, singer coffey anderson was doing a show in texas when 17-month-old ethan decided to show off. ♪ >> go, baby! go, baby! ♪ >> bounce with it. ethan comes by his skills naturally, by the way. his mother, a dancer who has appeared in videos for britney spears, rihanna and kanye west. we know where he gets it. back to matt, savannah and natalie in beverly hills. >> so cute. so, so cute. >> all right, willie, thanks so much. >>> al is over at the front desk
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